Movie Review: ‘THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD’ makes history come alive

December 6th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD Rated R, 99 minutes Directed by: Peter Jackson Director Peter Jackson has taken us to fantastical worlds in THE LORD OF THE RINGS. He’s enlightened us to the profundity of death in THE LOVELY BONES. He’s shown us that people deal with grief differently in THE FRIGHTENERS. He taught us that some friendships just aren’t meant to last in HEAVENLY CREATURES. All of the above have made him the ...


Movie Review: ‘TYREL’ wants to be woke, but is half asleep

December 2nd, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic TYREL Rated R, 84 minutes Directed by: Sebastián Silva Starring: Jason Mitchell, Christopher Abbott, Caleb Landry Jones, Nicolas Arze, Michael Cera, Michael Zegen, Ann Dowd, Michael Zegen, Roddy Bottum Hanging out with incredibly talented and charismatic actor Jason Mitchell for almost 90 minutes can’t be all that bad – even if it’s directed by Sebastián Silva (CRYSTAL FAIRY & THE MAGICAL CACTUS), a.k.a. the ...


Movie Review: ‘THE FAVOURITE’ throws shade in the most sophisticated ways

November 30th, 2018 | Film Festivals, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James C. Clay  // Film Critic THE FAVOURITE Rated R, 119 minutes Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Starring: Olivia Coleman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn Yorgos Lanthimos is a filmmaker whose existence is cause for celebration. He creates singluar worlds with acerbic and left-of-center humor that will be celebrated for decades. But until that day comes, let’s praise his latest film: THE FAVOURITE. This is a hateful little comedy ...